Infrastructure

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Voi launches environmental Impact Dashboard to help riders make more sustainable transport choices

Voi is launching an environmental Impact Dashboard in the Voi app to inform riders about the CO2 emissions and air quality impact of their journeys. The dashboard is designed to raise awareness about the environmental impact of different mobility choices and allow riders to make more sustainable and informed transport …

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HumanForest users clock up 70,000 miles in capital

HumanForest users have clocked up 70,000 miles on the capital’s roads, a month after the launch in London. The success of the micromobility solution throughout September and into October comes in the run-up to COP26, where Governments will set out their commitments as to how they can reduce carbon emissions …

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LEVA-EU calls on Dutch government to abandon LEV plans

Trade association LEVA-EU is calling on the Dutch government to halt plans to introduce national rules for a number of light electric vehicles, which it says will breach European legislation. LEVA-EU, headquartered in Belgium, has announced it is ‘stepping up’ its lobbying of both the Dutch Parliament and the European …

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Lime helping Londoners fight air pollution with ULEZ scrappage scheme

Lime is offering drivers the chance to swap their old car for over £1,000 of free e-bike and e-scooter rides to mark the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Any local resident within one of Lime’s London service areas who can prove they have scrapped their non-ULEZ compliant …

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Spin e-scooter trials in Essex extended to March 2022

Spin and Essex County Council have announced the extension of its e-scooter hire schemes in Essex to March 2022, aligned with the updated DfT legislation. In agreement with the local authority districts, Spin will continue to offer short term hire to riders in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester and it will …

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Voi celebrates one year anniversary in Liverpool as e-scooter trial extends until March 2022

Voi is celebrating its first anniversary of launching in Liverpool last October. The trial scheme, which is delivered in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, has proven to be ‘one of the most popular and successful in Europe’. In recognition of this, the e-scooter …

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Vivacity Labs teams up with DOLL to showcase AI-powered traffic sensors

London-based transport technology scaleup Vivacity Labs has teamed up with Danish Outdoor Living Lab (DOLL) to display the capabilities of Vivacity’s AI-powered traffic sensors in helping make cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Addressing the needs of emerging smart and connected cities, DOLL offers a platform for companies to test …

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Bird debuts cutting edge smart sidewalk protection

Bird has announced the first-of-its-kind “smart sidewalk” protection technology – a sensor fusion solution – designed and developed in partnership with u-blox. Smart Sidewalk Protection, which is integrated into Bird’s vehicles, is designed to prevent micromobility devices from being used on sidewalks and footpaths. As more and more cities look …

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Dott’s new e-bikes now available in Paris

Dott has today launched its new e-bikes, with the first vehicles now available on the streets of Paris. By the end of the year, 3,000 e-bikes will be in operation in the city. E-bikes will also soon be available in Rome, Milan, Brussels and London as Dott expands its operations …

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